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    Seven tech start-ups to show their stuff at Economic Summit Showcase

    Innovation Island in partnership with the BC Innovation Council and the Island Coastal Economic Trust is presenting a 2-hour showcase featuring 7 Island-based tech start-up companies - 8:30-10:30am, Wednesday, October 26 in advance of the official opening of the 10th annual Economic Summit in Nanaimo. 

    Cloudhead Games - an award winning company crafting compelling transportive virtual reality experiences for gaming and tech enthusiasts is creating the first­ ever, built for VR fantasy exploration game franchise, The Gallery.

    For landlords who want quality tenants, Honest Renter provides two key tenant screening services. First, get credit reports at a fraction of the price of anywhere else in Canada. Second, use an online personality test to cover all the things that cost a landlord money, time, headaches.

    SkookumScript is the revolutionary programming language and tool suite that turbocharges video game development. Simple, powerful and easy to learn, SkookumScript allows the live creation of compelling and sophisticated gameplay with just a few lines of code. SkookumScript transforms team composition, workflow, and the very thought process of game development. SkookumScript is the scripting solution for every genre of game, on every platform, everywhere.

    In 2012 Lawrence Lewis (of the We Wai Kai Nation) launched a mobile technologies start-up: OneFeather. OneFeather is already shifting the way First Nation communities engage, collaborate, and make important decisions governing their Nation futures using the modern and ubiquitous mobile smart phone, including for the first time in Canada mobile voting for elections and referendums.

    Since 1993, Resonance Software has been delivering innovative workforce management solutions to some of the world's largest manufacturing companies.WorkSight software manages the convergence of functions within human resources, operations, finance and information technology. WorkSight modules include timekeeping, employee scheduling and leave management. The considerable practice variation between companies and facilities demands specialization to deliver solutions that are effective and practical.

    For data-driven businesses that want to extend their monitoring capability to mobile devices, SasInform is an integrated mobile client and hosted server solution that provides a secure, low-maintenance way to acquire, aggregate, and display key IoT and OPC data. Unlike other data aggregators,* SasInform is ready to deploy with no coding required and includes mobile applications that send alarm notifications to iOS and Android devices.

    For businesses who need to coordinate access to online accounts and passwords across staff and contractors, Kitestrings is a password manager for teams. Unlike single user password managers with clunky sharing features, Kitestrings is built from the ground up to securely help business owners, IT and HR departments, and office managers keep control of their sensitive password information.